Frequently asked questions
How will I pay for my solar panels?
Thanks to new solar loans and leasing programs, most everyone has a financing option that will match your needs.
What are the environmental benefits of going solar?
Going solar reduces your carbon footprint. To put it simply, your putting less harmful pollutants in the air.
Are solar panels difficult to maintain?
The biggest job in maintaining your solar panels is making sure they are free of dirt, pollen, or other debris. Any obstructions on the panels makes them less efficient. Otherwise, there is no other maintenance required.
Am I off the “grid” by going solar?
Unless you want to invest in costly batteries you will stay on the grid. However, this also means you qualify for net metering. Essentially, you generate credits with the electric company to lower the price of your bills.
Am I a good candidate for solar panels?
Almost every home can benefit from converting to solar energy. Now is the time too as the solar power technology has advanced and the cost has plummeted. Contact us today for a simple consultation to see how much you can save.
What tax incentives are being offered for going solar?
The tax credit amount is 26% for solar PV systems put into service between 01/01/2020 and 12/31/2020.
Systems put into service between 01/01/2021 and 12/31/2021 will be eligible for a 22% solar tax credit.
Systems put into service between 01/01/2022 and 12/31/2022 will be eligible for a 10% solar tax credit.
After 01/01/2023, the solar tax credit will no longer be available for residential solar installations.
Unlike the Residential Renewable Energy Tax Credit, the Business Energy Investment Tax Credit will still get a tax credit of 10% for solar energy systems placed into service beyond the end of 2021.
Consult your accoutant for further clarification to your unique situation. Please note the potential tax incentives only apply to purchased systems (and not to PPA or leased systems)
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